My Guide: Saving Your Paint Brushes ~ Acrylic Paint I know our brushes will not last forever, but they are our tools of the trade and they last longer when cared for correctly. I have learned the hard way and now have 20+ year old brushes I use today, as I changed the way I … More • My Guide: Saving Your Paint Brushes
My Guide: Learning From Masters, Picasso to Pollock to Dali Remember © Copyright – These Are Not For Sale!! Just Inspiration and Learning!! ALL of my studies are now in my loft, safe and sound! They are only for me to mentally reference and to draw inspiration from, as I have explored the vastly different … More • My Guide: Learning From Masters, Picasso to Pollock to Dali
My Guide: My Basic Tool Kit For Metal Clay My experience in metal clay has been a fun, steep learning curve and over time I have gathered tools to help. I wrote this guide to help you learn from my experience, to share ideas and places to source products (listed at the end). Please note: … More • My Guide: My Basic Tool Kit For Metal Clay
My Guide: Kiln Gloves = Safety First!! I always say safety first!! When you use any kiln or to handle hot mediums, such as fired metal clay or glass, make sure you have a really high quality pair of gloves and eye wear. Please note: I am not a safety advisor, just someone who is … More • My Guide: Kiln Gloves = Safety First!!
The theories behind abstract art There are many theoretical ideas behind abstract art. Art for art’s sake – that art should be purely about the creation of beautiful effects, is one of the main theories. That art can or should be like music is another theory – in that just as music is patterns of … More • Artist Inspiration: What Is Abstract Art? From Pollock to Kandinsky to Mondrian to Rothko
Abstract Expressionism: A Movement In Art During the 1950’s a group of artists emerged that combined Expressionism and Abstraction into a new method or movement in art. This was known as Abstract Expressionism or the New York School. The key artists who where grouped into this movement are: Franz Kline, Jackson Pollock, Helen Frankenthaler, Clyfford Still, … More • Abstract Expressionism: A Movement in Modern Art
Does an artist have to keep on creating the same ‘style’ or ‘type of work’? “I think this is a very personal aspect with each artist, that varies from person to person. I am a person who loves to explore all mediums, to give them a try. I always say to try a medium and … More • Does an artist have to keep on creating the same ‘style’ or ‘type of work’?